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Cost of Living support

Local support resources now available

Created with the One Maldon District partnership, these guides have been created to help signpost you to the different resources, groups, and organisations that can help you in the Maldon District.

They can be downloaded by clicking on the button below, or by going to

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You can also open the map by going to

Information about how to get help paying your bills, finding a job, and overcoming financial hardship plus much more.

Help for Households – Government Cost of Living Support

  • Central Government have made available a range of support options in relation to the Cost of Living situation. To find out what support you could be eligible for, go to

Financial support

Anglian Water

Bills will be rising from 1 April 2023. If you’re struggling, please get in touch with Anglian Water, the sooner you talk with them, the sooner they can help!
For further information, please see their Extra Care Support pages or call the Extra Care Team directly on 0800 169 3630. 

Essex and Suffolk Water

Essex and Suffolk Water have many ways to help including payment breaks and low income discounts plus advice on saving water which can help lower your energy bills too.

To find out more or contact them, go to the Essex and Suffolk Water Financial Support pages.

Money Navigator Tool

Employment support

  • Find out how you can get help finding a job as well as how you can get assistance with using the internet and online services -

Local Support Groups


Housing support

  • Get support with Housing, such as finding a home, tenancy information, homelessness, managing and adapting your home and more -

Help Paying Your Energy Bill


  • The UK's best selection of clearance food & drink at discount prices -
  • Too Good To Go is a free, anti-food waste app that lets you rescue delicious, unsold food from businesses to save it from going to waste -

Schools and childcare


  • £2 (single journey) bus fare has been extended to 30 June 2023
  • Apply for an older person's or disabled person's bus pass -
  • Find the best fuel prices locally (please note you are limited to one search per day) -
  • The 288 bus route is a FREE shuttle service operating between Blackwater Leisure Centre and Tesco Extra Maldon (Monday - Saturday only) -

TV Licence fee freeze

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